Society, Security, Sovereignty and the State in Somalia: From Statelessness to Statelessness?
International Books, 2001 - 312 pages
An analysis of internal dynamics of the Somali conflict and the relation between state and society, taking society and not the state as main reference point. Includes a discussion of UN / UNHCRs involvement in assistance to refugees in the special Somali situation of statelessness.
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... 1995 ; Kusow , 1995 ; Ahmed , 1995b ) , was politicized and became a tool of political power in the hands of clans with a nomadic background .
In the nomadic areas the Aqil became a paid middlemen , a civil servant , in the system of indirect rule ( Lewis , 1961 ) . Among the pastoral people ...
During the 1980s , however , it became divided , fell apart and almost ceased to exist as a political and military body . " ssDF regained importance in 1991 ...
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Examines the history of Somalia from pre-colonial times to the present. Through the author's analysis of statehood and society, she provides a foundation for examining the Somali conflict and the ... Read full review
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Somali CLAN STRUCTURE
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